Environmental Sciences

Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World

Edited by Gbolagade Akeem Lameed, ISBN 978-953-51-0718-7, 518 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published August 29, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/3088
Edited Volume

This book - Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World - considered biodiversity (plants, animals, fungi, and microbes) from three different angles: genetics, species, and ecosystems. The relationships between them are complex and it looks at these aspects from different angles and also various interventions at different levels. The scientific approach of the book demonstrates that the three levels are closely inter-connected and action is therefore needed to conserve and protect the systems if the benefits provided to human life will continue to be available. However, conservation of the biological diversity is essentially an umbrella term for traditional species, relationship to human health, ecosystem conservation and the need to manage the human use of the species and ecosystems in a sustainable way.

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